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Discover PSP settings

Find out what you do if your PSP isn't working properly, if you're having problems connecting to a PC, and more.

You can access the following from the [Settings] icon on the Home Menu. In each case, select the icon and press the X button to adjust the relevant settings.

[Network Update]
Provides access to updates for the PSP System Software.

[USB Connection]
Allows for connection to a PC using a standard USB cable.

[Video Settings]
Includes settings for UMD Video Menu Language, Audio Language and Subtitle Language.

[Photo Settings]
Includes settings for adjusting the Slideshow speed.

[System Settings]
Includes details of the System Software version, as well as settings for the System Language and Nickname. Also provides an option to format Memory Stick Duo.

[Date & Time Settings]
Allows you to set the date and time, as well as adjusting for daylight saving time.

[Power Save Settings]
Includes settings to turn off the backlight automatically and put the PSP system into Sleep Mode.

[Sound Settings]
Provides access to settings for Automatic Volume Limiter System (AVLS) and Key Tone.

[Security Settings]
Allows you to change the password and adjust the Parental Control Levels.

[Network Settings]
Provides access to settings for connecting to a Wireless (WLAN) Network.

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Select language and Nickname

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Insert and format Memory Stick Duo

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